Your patient tested positive for gonorrhoea. What's next?

You’ve finished all your appointments for the morning, and while looking over test results from the lab, you see there’s a positive diagnosis for gonorrhoea.

Worried patient

It’s been a while since one of your patients has had a positive gonorrhoea result. What are your obligations?

Notifiable conditions broadly include communicable diseases that raise public health concerns.

This includes STIs, blood-borne diseases, vaccine-preventable diseases and a number of other infectious diseases.

Whether a disease is